Healthy Champaign County

Goals Healthy Champaign County

Based on input from the long-range transportation plan, the Illinois Project for Local Assessment of Needs, and our members our goals are:

Goal #1: To increase the percent of adults who report being at a healthy weight by 5%.
Baseline: 45.8% (BRFSS 2012)

  • Recognize restaurants with healthier options; create an HCC “seal of approval”
  • Promote policies that make affordable, healthy food available in communities
  • Promote healthy foods (Go Foods stickers, etc.)
  • Support Community Gardens
  • Develop plans, resources, and tools for small/medium sized businesses to adopt/implement wellness programs
  • Develop policy for provider discussion with all patients on routine basis (annually) regarding: healthy weight, lifestyles, physical activity, nutrition, and chronic disease management.
  • Establish best practice for Rx for physical activity for overweight/obese adults
  • Develop a calendar of wellness events